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Homeless crisis: ‘Major’ public consultation on issue coming to Montreal

Reduce the font size of the article Enlarge the font of the article The City of Montreal is launching a ‘major’ public consultation on addressing and finding solutions to homelessness. Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante announced the initiative on Tuesday, along with local public health and provincial officials. She said the city has listened to Montrealers and wants to involve both …

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Disabled Tenants Live in Fear of Eviction. Now This Man With PTSD Sleeps in a Shed

Sidney Wood says he was evicted from his home last month after he couldn’t pay his rent. Wood, 41, couldn’t afford the $1,620-a-month Edmonton basement apartment he shared with his two teenage children. Not after he and his wife separated in March, and not on his CPP disability income, which he says is $1,403 a month. So Wood, who can …

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